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STATEMENT BY MR BASIL MANUEL, PRESIDENT OF NAPTOSA, REGARDING THE WAGE NEGOTIATIONS IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE
NAPTOSA President, Mr. Manuel, also Chairperson of the ILC Independent Labour Caucus – which includes unions not aligned to COSATU - said earlier this week that he cannot recall bad faith bargaining of this order in the PSCBC before.
"On the very day that Labour tables a revised demand of 10% - down from the original 15% - the Employer informs the unions that its offer of 5,8% has now been reduced to 4,8%". This just adds insult to injury, because the Employer has been dragging out the negotiations and has shown very little intent in concluding a collective agreement on wages. "It is probably because they were already aware of National Treasury's downward variation of the projected CPI for 2015/16", said Mr. Manuel.
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